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Development and beta
In August 1989, David Baszucki founded Knowledge Revolution, a company which concentrated on educational physics and mechanical simulation software. There, he wrote a general-purpose physics simulator called Interactive Physics. He was the president of Knowledge Revolution until December 1998 and during this time has been joined first by Erik Cassel, then in 1997 by Keith Lucas.
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Unknown GoBlocks (Roblox's first name) logo released on March 17, 2002.
The first ROBLOX logo.
The 2nd ever ROBLOX logo used on the old ROBLOX site from June 2004 to early July 2005.
Knowledge Revolution was acquired for $20 million in January 1999 by MSC Software Corporation, for which David Baszucki served as vice president until he left with Erik Cassel to create ROBLOX, in 2004. They were soon joined by other employees of MSC Software.
The first url, GoBlocks.com was purchased on December 2, 2003 and was renamed Dynablocks.com from December 12, 2003 to January 30, 2004.
Roblox was created by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel in the year of 2004. Its beta version, Dynablocks, was launched in 2004. It was renamed to Roblox in 2005 due to the name being hard to remember. During this time, it was also called Roblox v.10 according to DomainTools Screenshots. The website came out of beta and was officially launched in 2006.
The original currency, Roblox points, could be earned by logging in daily or by playing minigames. Features added in 2006 and 2007 included private messages, the search bar, and avatar customization. Roblox badges were added on December 22, 2006. In March 2007, Roblox became compliant with COPPA, with the addition of safe chat, a chat mode which limited users under the age of thirteen to communicating by selecting predefined messages from a menu.
Roblox Points were replaced by Robux, introduced on May 14, 2007. A new currency, tickets, was introduced in August 2007, and a